Top Ten Thursdays: Top Ten Songs for Obama Haters
All summer long I have gone shit-house-rat-crazy observing the likes of Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck, Bill O'Reilly, Karl Rove and the rest of The Right's evil elite dispense fear-mongering falsehoods in a desperate attempt to stop some much needed health care reform.
Death Panels. Euthanasia. Subsidized Abortions. Health care for non-U.S. Citizens and illegals. Every time I hear a GOP politician or pundit issue one of these malevolent fabrications -- or witness some Fox-watching waterhead repeat the party lie at a town hall meeting -- I feel ashamed that our populace has sunk to such a low level of common sense and decency.
When did ignorance become patriotic? Haven't these people heard of politifact.com? Or is it just simple hatred of President Barack Hussein Obama, a self-made man, who represents the new face of America -- and scares the shit out of the good old (white) boy club?
Just when I thought the Far Right couldn't piss me off anymore came the controversy over The President of the United Sates of America wanting to address the students of this nation with positive words about hard work and goal achieving -- something Obama knows more about than 99.9 percent of the population.
Leave it to a Sunshine Stater to rise as Fuck Head No. 1 in leading the charge against sanity. Republican Party of Florida Chairman Jim Greer declared "As the father of four children, I am absolutely appalled that taxpayer dollars are being used to spread President Obama's socialist ideology." Thanks to a ridiculously mighty push from The Right, countless schools -- including the "idiots at Miami-Dade County Public Schools" -- opted not to broadcast Obama's uplifting, completely innocuous speech Tuesday.
Obama wants to provide affordable health care and give students a pep talk. He's rewarded by a loud, vile mob comparing him to Hitler. Obama Haters. Goddamn it, man. Here are 10 songs just for you.
1. "Up Against the Wall, Redneck Mother," Jerry Jeff Walker (written by Ray Wylie Hubbard)
Because, really, it all begins at home, right?
2. "Teach Your Children," Crosby, Stills and Nash
Forbid your child from hearing the President? Shameful. Let 'em listen and then discuss at home, dumbass!